Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLapland Hotel Luostotunturi
The staff are very friendly at this hotel in this tiny village. The hotel has a lovely spa pool, sauna and steam-room. All the meals are buffet apart from those in the Bistro. The food is basic but good. The Aurora lounge is a disappointment as there is no way you can see the Northern lights from it as it faces onto the lit car-park and it is poorly furnished. We wanted a room at the back with a hope of seeing the lights from a balcony. Instead we had one overlooking the car-park so too much light pollution and no balcony.
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